Hundreds of thousands of people have resigned their memberships in Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches. Fifteen years ago, 61% of Germans belonged to churches, a number that has now dropped below 50%.
11 Jul 2021
The buildings burned to the ground days after the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at former Indigenous residential schools run by the Catholic Church.
5 Apr 2021
Christians in Indonesia celebrated Good Friday under heavy security with forces on high alert following a suicide bomb attack at a cathedral last week.
1 Nov 2020
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21 Sep 2020
Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday approved the full reopening of worship centres in the state. Sanwo-Olu announced the approval during a briefing in Lagos on Saturday. The governor said mosques can hold their prayers five times daily while churches can also commence weekly services.
17 May 2020
Christians across Germany have gathered at churches as state authorities ease restrictions on gatherings. For many of the faithful, Sunday service felt "like a fresh start" after spending Easter in confinement.
12 Apr 2020
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10 Apr 2020
For the faithful of the three main monotheistic religions, the spring of 2020 will be one to remember. In France, like in many other countries, strict lockdown policies mean synagogues, churches and mosques are off-limits. But as they celebrate Passover, Easter or Ramadan, religious leaders are often relying heavily on social media to maintain a spiritual link with their congregations. Our team reports.
27 Mar 2020
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has ordered the closure of shops in markets and neighborhood centers to traders across Abuja due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
13 Jan 2018
Vandals in Santiago attacked four churches before dawn on Friday, just three days ahead of the Pope Francis's visit to Chile, police said.